The Gentlemen’s Expo is THIS WEEKEND, Nov 24-25 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building. Doors open at Noon. At 2pm, The Culinary Stage kicks off at 2pm and the Main Stage kicks off at 2pm with In Conversation with Joe Carter and Robbie Alomar. Tickets available at the door for $35. Online tickets can be purchased right up until 7:30pm on Saturday.


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Show ScheduleMain Stagelocation
12:00PMDoors Open
2:00PMChef Tonia WilsonCulinary Stage
2:00PMIn Conversation with Joe Carter & Robbie AlomarMain Stage
3:00PMChef Lindsey Greflund: Culinary instructor and Pastry Chef.Culinary Stage
3:00PMMeet & Greet with Joe Carter & Robbie AlomarThe Gentlemen's Lounge
4:00PMMark Bylok of The Whisky TopicCulinary Stage
4:30PMTweed: Know Your CannabisMain Stage
6:00PMRachel Bies: Real Food Chef & NutritionistCulinary Stage
6:00PMIn Conversation with Darcy Tucker & Curtis JosephMain Stage
7:00PMMeet & Greet with Darcy Tucker & Curtis JosephThe Gentlemen's Lounge
7:00PMMichelle Tham: Head of Education at Labatt Breweries of CanadaCulinary Stage
8:00PMChef Jason Nolan of Cheese BoutiqueCulinary Stage
9:30PMLast Call
9:45PMTaps Off
10:00PMDoors Close
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Carter & Alomar Meet and Greet + Autographed Ball Offer


Joe Carter and Robbie Alomar are Baseball Legends. And these Legends will be at The Gentlemen’s Expo on Saturday November 25. From 2p to 3p, this Iconic duo will be doing a Q&A. Hopefully we’ll hear stories about those incredible teams from the 90’s. From 3p to 4p, they will be doing a Meet & Greet with fans. To get in on this exclusive Meet & Greet, you must purchase the Autographed Ball Offer. Joe and Robbie will bring the balls, you just need to bring yourself and your phone to document this once in a lifetime afternoon. YES, they will be able to sign other things (jerseys, etc) but you still must purchase the Ball Offer to get priority.


If you’ve already purchased a #TGE2017 ticket for Saturday, November 25 and would like to upgrade to the Autographed Ball Offer, please email



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Friday Night Fights at TGE2017!


Style, Grooming, Food, and Drink will now be joined by the Friday Night Fights ‘To End Cancer’ presented by TWEED, at The Gentlemen’s Expo (#TGE2017). With a wide variety of emerging and established brands and products, alongside celebrity guests and now a sanctioned Olympic boxing card on Friday, November 24th, tickets to Canada’s leading lifestyle event for men is an easy decision! The Gentlemen’s Expo takes over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building from Nov 24th to 25th, 2017. This is a 19+ event.

Hosted by entertainment personality, “Showdown Joe” Ferraro, #TGE2017  will host sanctioned Olympic boxing matches called the Friday Night Fights ‘To End Cancer’ presented by TWEED. For the first time ever, enjoy a gentleman’s sport, while raising funds for an incredible cause: 50/50 raffle proceeds from the evening will benefit the Fight To End Cancer. Some of Canada’s best boxers holding provincial and national titles will be showcased including the Co-Main Event fights with Mark Smither and Kassandra O’Reilly – who both fought on the inaugural Fight To End Cancer card in 2012.


WHEN: Friday November 24, 2017 | 4pm – 10pm (First Fight at 8pm)

WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre | North Building, 255 Front St West.

WHY: Friday Night Fights ‘To End Cancer’ In Support Of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

The five (5) bout undercard will play host to a number of local and international professional boxers including:

Robert Serrano v Aden Djama

Jessica Brugess v Amanda Galle

Moe Zawadi v James Hughes

Co-Main Event: Mark Smither v Thad Ridsdill

Main Event: Kassandra O’Reilly v Sara Haghighat-Joo

The Gentlemen’s Expo tickets are on sale now and start at $25.


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#TGE2017 Special Guests: Joe Carter & Robbie Alomar


The Gentlemen’s Expo is proud to announce a series of special guests to help educate and entertain audiences. The Gentlemen’s Expo is Nov 24-25 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building. Please welcome Baseball Icons and Jays Legends Joe Carter and Robbie Alomar! Make sure you get your chance to meet this iconic duo plus get an autographed ball by clicking the Meet & Greet Autographed Ball Offer below!

  • WHO: Toronto Blue Jays Legends Joe Carter & Robbie Alomar
  • WHAT: In Conversation with Joe Carter & Robbie Alomar



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More on Joe Carter:

This Canadian Sports icon was drafted 2nd overall by the Chicago Cubs in 1981 after being named the Sporting NewsCollege Baseball player of the year. Over a 16 year MLB career he amassed over 2000 hits and almost 400 home runs playing for six teams including the Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, San Diego Padres, Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles and San Francisco Giants. He was a 5-Time All-Star, 2-Time Silver Slugger and 2-Time World Series Champion and will forever  be remembered for his famous game winning walk-off home run in Game 6 to win the World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays in 1993. He is a member of the Toronto Blue Jays Level of Excellence and was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003

More on Robbie Alomar:

Roberto is the only baseball player inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a Toronto Blue Jay™. His career 17-year career, included 12-time All-Star appearances and 10 Gold Glove Awards.

For most of his career, the only time the word “second” appeared in the same sentence as Roberto Alomar was when someone was describing his position in the field. At the plate, with the leather or in the final standings, Alomar was usually on top.

Born Feb. 5, 1968 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Alomar had baseball in his blood. His father, Sandy Alomar Sr., was an All-Star second baseman in his 15-year major league career. Like his father, Roberto played second, threw right-handed and switch-hit. Alomar’s brother, Sandy, Jr., also made it to the big leagues as a catcher.

At 18, Roberto Alomar signed with the San Diego Padres and won the California League batting title in his second year in the minors with a .346 batting average. By 1988, he was with the parent club, making a splash with his defense and speed and finishing fifth in National League Rookie of the Year voting. He earned his first All-Star selection in 1990.

Photo via Sportsnet

Following that season, Alomar was traded to Toronto – where his offense took off. Alomar raised his average over .300, helping the Blue Jays to back-to-back World Series titles in 1992-1993 while finishing in third in the AL batting title race in 1993. He hit a combined .354 in four postseason series in those two championship seasons.

“Everybody can see the skills on the field,” said teammate Dave Winfield, himself a Hall of Famer. “He’s acrobatic, flamboyant, he’s got his style.”

Following the 1995 season, Alomar signed with the Baltimore Orioles. Forming a Hall of Fame double-play combination with Cal Ripken Jr., helped his team get back to the playoffs – advancing to the ALCS in 1996 and 1997. Following the 1998 season, Alomar signed with the Cleveland Indians and played with his brother Sandy for the first time.

“He reminds me of some of the great players that I’ve played with, who seem like they write their own script,” said Davey Johnson, who managed Alomar with the Orioles. “Frank Robinson’s one, Henry Aaron was the other.”

Alomar was traded to the Mets in 2002 before later stops with the White Sox and Diamondbacks. He retired after the 2004 season. In 17 major league seasons, Alomar tallied 2,724 hits, 210 home runs, 1,134 RBI, a .300 batting average and .984 fielding percentage. He made 12 consecutive All-Star appearances.


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